Wright Landscape Services sells lawn care division, keeps business in Waterloo Region with sale to Apex Lawn Services
(Waterloo, April 17, 2019) – Wright Landscape Services Inc. of Bloomingdale, Ontario announces the sale of its lawn care division effective immediately. Founded in 1967, the company’s lawn care division was the focus of the business. As the business grew and evolved so did the offering of services. Currently, the business is an industry leader in Grounds Maintenance and Design/Build.
“My father was the lawn care guy that everybody called to solve their lawn care problems but with the growth our business now being led by design and construction, we are heading the company in different direction,” says Dave Wright, President of Wright Landscape.
Wright Landscape Services has chosen to partner with Apex Lawn Services Inc. of Waterloo to deliver the lawn care services for our past and future clients. The two businesses will work closely to transition the lawn care division. Customers can expect the lawn care programs offered by Wright to stay the same, with several of the front-line employees making the move to Apex. Maintaining customer service and delivering results is paramount for both companies.
Apex, owned by Paul Stefanson, is a long time veteran of the industry. “Our family ties go back to 1975 when my father started Stefanson Lawn Service. John Wright helped him get up and running and in 1979, Along with Paul Grobe, were founding fathers of the Waterloo Chapter of Landscape Ontario. “When Dave approached me a year and a half ago with the opportunity to carry on his fathers legacy in lawn care, I couldn’t say no,” says Stefanson.
Wright Landscape has doubled revenue in the last few years and continues to grow its Grounds Maintenance and Design/Build divisions.
“We have grown our maintenance business considerably in the last year which has given us a solid year-round revenue base,” says Justin Baker, VP of Operations at Wright. “It’s exciting to see the bold, new direction in the company,” says Baker. Wright Landscape will continue to offer exceptional Grounds Maintenance, Commercial Snow and Design/Build services to the growing Waterloo Region area.